The Frederick Fairgrounds features 44 buildings and over 40 acres of limitless opportunities.

Located in Frederick, Maryland, our property is easily accessible off I-70, I-270, U.S. 15, and from Downtown Frederick.

We are less than an hour drive from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.



Rental Information & Insurance Requirements

The Rental Info / Checklist from The Frederick Fairgrounds shows the required documentation and timeline of securing permits, certificate of liability insurance, etc. (A quick reference for rental documents).

For more information contact: or call 301-663-5895.

Permits & Guidelines

City & Fire Marshal Information

Any event selling alcohol will need to apply for an alcohol permit. There is no restriction on when someone can apply for a license as long as it’s for the same calendar year. Outdoor events must be approved by zoning, permits, health department, and fire marshal’s office before we can issue our license.

Large Events

Any event, festival or like occurrence that will have 2,000 or more individuals in attendance at any time during the occurrence will need a large event permit. Questions regarding this large event permit, please contact or by phone at 301-600-3808.

Questions regarding alcohol at your event, please contact or by phone at 301-600-2984.

Questions regarding food control at your event, please contact or by phone at 301-600-2542.

Questions regarding special event & tent guidelines at your event, please contact or by phone at 301-600-1479.